Although you might want to date or spend time with someone else who has cystic fibrosis (CF), it could be dangerous for you to meet them in person. When you have CF, youre at risk from different kinds of bacteria that dont normally harm healthy people.
Can you marry someone with cystic fibrosis?
There is no reason CF should stop you from getting married and living a normal life. CF has its challenges, but they are manageable and there are plenty of resources to help you navigate it all. Yes, you can have a family.
Can people with cystic fibrosis hug?
Research says that people with CF can get pseudomonas from other infected people. The germs can spread via indirect or direct contact. Direct contact includes shaking hands, hugging, kissing, etc.
Why cant 2 CF patients kiss?
People with cystic fibrosis should never meet each other, as they carry bacteria within their lungs that could be harmful to each other.
Can CF siblings live together?
Unlike many organizations, cystic fibrosis support groups cannot arrange events for people with the disease to get together. Because their lungs are easily infected, its crucial that people with the disease are not in close contact with others who have the same diagnoses.
Can twins with CF be near each other?
When both parents carry a recessive cystic fibrosis gene, there is a one in four chance that their child will get the disease. For fraternal twins to both get it, there is a one in 16 chance.
Is TRIKAFTA a cure for CF?
Trikafta is a transformational drug that can treat up to 90% of Canadians with cystic fibrosis. It is a triple combination precision medicine (ivacaftor, tezacaftor and elexacaftor).